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Short form of the name Maria. Masha, Mashunya, Marichka, Manya, Mura, Marika, Marisha, Marika, Mara, Marusya, Musya, Masya, Manyasha, Mia, Ria, Maya, Manon, Mariette, Marigot, Maraki, Molly, May, Minnie.
Synonyms for the name Mary. Marya, Mari, Mariam, Moira, Mora, Mayr, Maryam, Mary, Mary, Miriam, Mariami, Miriam, Meriam, Marion, Mariel, Mariola, Maiken, Marilyn, Marilyn, Lamara.
The origin of the name Maria. The name Maria is Russian, Jewish, Orthodox, Catholic, Jewish.
The name Mary has a Hebrew origin, meaning variants - "bitter", "desired", "serene". The name Mary is the most common name in the world, because this is the name of the mother of Jesus. In the Old Testament, this name is also given to the Jewish prophetess, the elder sister of Aaron and Moses - Mary (Miriam, Miriam). The name Maria was borne by many royal persons of Europe, including in the Russian Empire.
Catholics have many "secondary" names of the Virgin Mary, which are given in honor of the most famous miraculous icons, statues and titles of the Virgin (Regina, Montserrat, Consuelo, Carmela, Mercedes, Dolores and others). In Islam, the Virgin Mary is known as Maryam (Mariam, Maryam, Maryam, Miriam). There is a version that the name Mary is one of the variants of the name Mariam, meaning either “rejected” or “sad”. Among the Orthodox, the name Mary is given the meaning of "madam".
The different pronunciation of the name Mary in European languages gave birth to this name in various variations. So in England, the name Mary is more common, which was a variant of the name Mary, less often used in its full version. But the form Mariah (Mariah) became popular only at the end of the 20th century, thanks to the singer Mariah Carey. In the Middle Ages, the name Mary in England took on the form - Marriot (Mariot), Malkin, Marion (Marion), and at a later time it began to be pronounced also as Mamie, May, Minnie. From all the different variants of the name Maria, diminutive-affectionate references Molly, Polly were formed, which are often used in Europe as independent names.
In many European countries, the name Mary is pronounced as Marie, Mary, Mary, but there are other variants that are considered both diminutive and affectionate references, and sometimes act as independent names. In Germany, Maria will be called Marichen, Mizel, Marike, in France - Mariette, Mariel, Marion, Manon, in England - Mary, Marilyn (Merelin), in Spain - Marita, Maritana, Marianela, in Portugal - Marika, Marilda, in Italy - Mariolla, Marjun, Mariella, in Romania - Marioara, Maritza, in Greece - Marigula, Marietta, in Belarus, Poland - Marusya, in the Czech Republic - Marzhenka, Marika, in the Netherlands - Mathieu, Maike, in Sweden - Mian, Maya, in Norway - Mia, Mariken, Irlania - Moira, Mora, Georgia - Lamara.
There is a variant of stress in the name Mary on both the first and second syllables. Diminutive-affectionate references Mara, Marik, Manon, Mia, Mariette, Marion, Maya are also independent names. From the combination of the names Maria and Anna, the name Marianne was formed, and the name Maria often uses as a composite name: Anna Maria, Marie Antoinette and others.
Maria is a kind, affectionate, balanced girl. Her favorite pastime is being a nanny for little kids. Maria is very vulnerable, it is not easy to experience even a small remark addressed to herself. At the same time, her character has firmness, self-esteem, the ability to stand up for herself.
Maria's actions are sometimes impulsive. She is responsible for her studies at school and is always diligent in doing household chores. Peers appreciate her for her hard work, ability to provide support.
Maria is a mysterious woman, she has a strong spirit of active, dynamic and enterprising, Maria is the embodiment of the spirit of freedom and adventure. In fact, she is a rather restless woman, on her own mind, who is preoccupied with the opinion of herself. Maria may turn out to be inconsistent for others, but this girl knows her plan of action and possible variations in the development of events and prefers to act on the intended path.
Maria is a rather skeptical girl, a critic who has an independent, innovative outlook on things, so sometimes many do not understand her, and she does not feel very comfortable among other people. In any case, the owners of the name Maria are those women who have a need for movement and action, and who will not hesitate to question any answer to a question that is obvious to others.
Mary's mood changes depending on her ability to act. Freedom for her is one of the basic values, and it is also important for her to live without restrictions. The owners of the name Maria are not afraid of loneliness.
As a child, Maria may well seem unruly, restless. But she is also very sociable. She has an infinite number of questions that she has to answer to everyone she meets, and parents, and educators, and teachers, and strangers.
Maria attracts everything that is original or avant-garde. Her interests extend both to rational things and to the complete opposite of them - something mystical, incomprehensible, unknown. She highly appreciates silence, tranquility, dreams of a place where you can live away, but with all the advantages of our civilization.
It is important for Mary to be successful. Creativity is the element of Mary. The owners of the name Maria choose professions that are radically different from each other. The first option, or the chosen profession, will be associated with a calm environment where research, diligence, accuracy, thoughtfulness and attentiveness are needed. This is work in holiday homes, libraries, scientific laboratories, or one of the financial or technical professions. The second type will be active work, the choice of mobile professions is preferable, where a non-standard approach to the problem is needed. For example, in the field of sales, advertising, transport or sports, and possibly activities related to irrational or religion and psychology.
Matured Maria radiates warmth, kindness, attention around herself. She is always ready to help a person who is in trouble. She is faithful in marriage, but for a relationship with a man to be more warm and sincere, the presence of children in the family is necessary. Maria either becomes an ideal housewife and flourishes during motherhood, or becomes a woman who will always prove to everyone that she is not what she seems.
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Birthday of Mary
Mary celebrates her name day on January 8, January 12, January 31, February 8, February 19, February 25, March 2, March 20, April 2, April 14, April 25, May 17, June 5, June 11, June 15, June 17, June 20, June 22, June 24, June 25, July 17, August 4, August 18, August 22, September 28, October 11, October 21, December 15.
Famous people named Maria
- Virgin Mary, Blessed Virgin, Mother of God, Miriam (in Christianity, the mother of Jesus Christ, one of the most revered personalities and the greatest of saints. In Orthodoxy, Catholicism and other traditional churches it is revered as the Mother of God (Mother of God), Queen of Heaven (Latin Regina Coeli) Known in Islam as Seide Mariam (Lady Mariam), she is revered as one of the most pious women.)
- Venerable Mary of Egypt ((died 522) in Old Believer writing - Mary of Egypt; Christian saint, considered the patroness of penitent women.)
- Maria Romanova ((1907 - 1951) from birth bore the title of Most Serene Princess Kirillovskaya; the title of Princess of the Imperial Blood was recognized for her on July 28, 1907, since 1925 - Crown Princess of Leiningen, since 1939 - Princess Leiningen. The eldest daughter of Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich and Grand Duchess Victoria Feodorovna (nee Princess of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and Great Britain). Born in January 1907 and, in accordance with the decree of Nicholas II, was numbered to the Russian Imperial House. In 1924, Princess Maria Kirillovna of imperial blood received from her father, who accepted the title of Emperor of All Russia Kirill I, the title of Grand Duchess. In the 1930s, the Russian-Serbian Charitable Society of Grand Duchess Maria Kirillovna operated in Novi Sad under the patronage of Queen Mary,assisting needy Russian refugees.)
- Maria de Medici ((1575 - 1642) Queen of France, daughter of Grand Duke Francesco I of Tuscany and Joanna of Austria. Queen consort of France, wife of Henry IV, mother of Louis XIII.)
- Marlene Dietrich ((1901 - 1992) née Maria Magdalena Dietrich; German and American actress and singer who created one of the perfect cinematic female characters. Her "sultry woman with a steel spine" was different from both the "mysterious woman" Greta Garbo, and from Ingrid Bergman's naturalness embodied in female images did not resemble the intellectual sophistication that shone with Claudette Colbert. Dietrich's cinematic fate was largely determined by Joseph von Sternberg. It is Sternberg who is credited with creating the image of Dietrich that has not lost its attractive power for many years The Dietrich-Sternberg union is as remarkable for its uniqueness as the later, no less significant union of De Niro-Scorsese.Dietrich remained in history as a popular singer.Her harsh contralto with an expressive timbre has attracted fans at all times.)
- Maria Ermolova ((1853 - 1928) one of the most talented actresses in the history of the Maly Theater, according to Stanislavsky - the greatest actor he has ever seen. She became famous for the roles of freedom-loving personalities, devoted to their ideals and opposing the surrounding vulgarity. Honored Artist of the Imperial Theaters (1902). Artist of the Republic (1920) Hero of Labor (1924) Since 1935 the Moscow Drama Theater named after M.N. Ermolova has been named after her.)
- Maria Krivopolenova ((1843 - 1924) storyteller, performer of epics, folk songs)
- Maria Sklodowska-Curie ((1867 - 1934) nee - Maria Salome Sklodowska; Polish-French scientist-experimenter (physicist, chemist), teacher, public figure. Twice Nobel Prize laureate: in physics (1903) and in chemistry (1911), the first twice Nobel laureate in history. She founded the Curie Institutes in Paris and Warsaw. Pierre Curie's wife, together with him studied radioactivity. Together with her husband, she discovered the elements radium (from the Latin radiāre "to radiate") and polonium (from the Latin name for Poland, Polōnia is a tribute to the motherland of Maria Sklodowska).)
- Mary Stuart, Mary I ((1542 - 1587) Queen of Scots from infancy, actually ruled from 1561 until her deposition in 1567, as well as Queen of France in 1559-1560 (as the wife of King Francis II) and a pretender to the English throne. a tragic fate, full of completely "literary" dramatic twists and turns and events, attracted writers of the romantic and subsequent eras.)
- Maria Bochkareva ((1889 - 1920) nee - Frolkova; one of the first Russian women officers (produced during the 1917 revolution), lieutenant. The first is considered the "cavalry girl" Nadezhda Durova, who participated in the wars with Napoleon in 1806-1814 Bochkareva created the first women's battalion in the history of the Russian army. Knight of the St. George Cross.)
- Maria Callas ((1923 - 1977) birth certificate name - Sophia Ceselia Kalos, baptized as Maria Anna Sophia Cecilia Kalogeropoulou; Greek and American singer (soprano), one of the greatest opera singers of the 20th century. Maria Callas did not limit herself to virtuoso coloratures in operas Bellini, Rossini and Donizetti, and turned her voice into the main means of expression.She became a versatile singer with a repertoire from classical opera series such as Spontini's Vestals to the latest operas by Verdi, Puccini's veristo operas and Wagner's musical dramas. Callas took off in the mid-20th century was accompanied by the appearance in the recording of the LP and friendship with the prominent figure of the record company EMI Walter Legge. The arrival on the stage of opera houses of a new generation of conductors such as Herbert von Karajan and Leonard Bernstein and filmmakers,such as Luchino Visconti and Franco Zeffirelli, made every performance with Maria Callas an event. She turned opera into a true drama theater, making even "trills and scales express joy, anxiety or longing.")
- Mary Poppins (the heroine of the fairy tales of the children's writer Pamela Travers, the fairy nanny who brings up children in one of the London families. Books about Mary Poppins, the first of which was published in 1934, gained immense popularity, both in English-speaking countries and in the rest of the world In the Soviet Union, the stories about Mary Poppins, translated by Boris Zakhoder, were and still are popularly loved. Several films were shot based on Travers's books, including in the USSR.)
- Maria Sharapova ((born 1987) Russian tennis player, Merited Master of Sports, one of the richest and most popular athletes in the world. Four-time winner of the Grand Slam singles. The sixth tennis player in the Open era, who collected a career Grand Slam in the women's singles. among Russians (both women and men) who played 7 times in the finals of the Grand Slam tournaments in singles Silver medalist of the 2012 Olympic Games Finalist of 2 junior Grand Slam tournaments (Australian Open, Wimbledon 2002) in singles.)
- Maria Mironova ((1911 - 1997) Soviet and Russian actress, People's Artist of the USSR (1991))
- Maria Biesu ((1935 - 2012) an outstanding Moldavian Soviet opera singer, teacher. People's Artist of the USSR (1970). Hero of Socialist Labor (1990). Laureate of the Lenin Prize (1982) and the USSR State Prize (1974).)
- Maria Skobtsova, Nun Maria, known as Mother Mary ((1891 - 1945) in the world - Elizaveta Skobtsova, nee - Pilenko, by her first husband - Kuzmina-Karavaeva; nun of the Patriarchate of Constantinople (Western European Exarchate of the Russian tradition) of Russian origin. Poetess, memoir, member of the French Resistance, Canonized by the Patriarchate of Constantinople as a Martyr in 2004.)
- Maria Orskaya ((1896 - 1930) theater and film actress. She was fluent in Polish, German and Russian.)
- Maria Forescu ((1875 - not earlier than 1943) née - Maria Fullenbaum; operetta artist and silent film actress)
- Maria Gaetana Agnezi ((1718 - 1799) Italian mathematician and philanthropist. In 1748 she published her work "Foundations of Analysis." The Verzier curve is named after Maria Gaetana, who investigated this curve. She also had achievements in differential calculus. In 1748 the Pope Roman Benedict XIV awarded her the title of professor at the University of Bologna. However, she never taught at the university. One of the sisters of Maria Gaetana - Maria Teresa was a famous musician and composer. She knew Mozart, Haydn and Salieri.)
- Maria Montessori ((1870 - 1952) Italian doctor, teacher, scientist, philosopher, humanist, Catholic. One of the evidence of the international recognition of Maria Montessori was the well-known UNESCO decision (1988) concerning only four teachers who determined the way of pedagogical thinking in the XX century. American John Dewey, German Georg Kerschensteiner, Maria Montessori and Russian teacher Anton Makarenko. Maria Montessori gained world fame in connection with the pedagogical system developed by her. The first "Montessori school" was opened by her on January 6, 1907 in Rome. Methods based on experience in this school, were subsequently successfully developed and, despite criticism in subsequent years, remain popular in many countries around the world.The Montessori International Organization (AMI) was founded in the Netherlands in 1929 (it is still in effect).)
- Maria Smith-Falkner ((1878 - 1968) Russian economist and statistician)
- Maria Sergeenko ((1891 - 1987) Soviet philologist, historian of antiquity. M.E.Sergeenko's scientific heritage is more than 100 works, many of which exist only in the form of manuscripts.)
- Maria Klenova ((1898 - 1976) Russian geologist, Doctor of Geological and Mineralogical Sciences, one of the founders of marine geology in the USSR. Maria Vasilievna Klenova since 1925 was a senior researcher at the Institute of Oceanology of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. In 1937 she defended her doctoral dissertation. sea expeditions: to the Caspian Sea, to the Arctic (Novaya Zemlya, Svalbard, Franz Josef Land). She also took part in the First Antarctic expedition. She conducted research on sedimentary oceanic rocks. In 1948 she published the first manual "Geology of the Sea." He is considered the founder of the Russian marine Geology Winner of the IM Gubkin Prize as a leading author for the monograph "Geological structure of the underwater slope of the Caspian Sea" (co-authored with VF Solovyov and NS Skornyakova) (1962).discovered by the hydrographic expedition of the Northern Fleet in 1981-1983.)
- Maria Goeppert-Mayer ((1906 - 1972) outstanding physicist, one of two women Nobel Prize winners in physics (half of the 1963 prize, jointly with Hans Jensen) - “for discoveries concerning the shell structure of the nucleus”; the second half of the prize was received Eugene Wigner “for his contributions to the theory of the atomic nucleus and elementary particles, especially through the discovery and application of the fundamental principles of symmetry.”)
- Maria Teresa Agnesi ((1720 - 1795) Italian pianist and composer. Younger sister of the famous female mathematician Maria Gaetana Agnesi.)
- Maria Malibran ((1808 - 1836) proper name - Spanish María Felicia García Sitches, took her husband's surname; Spanish singer (coloratura mezzo-soprano), legend of world opera art)
- Maria Sherifovic ((born 1984) Serbian singer of mixed Turkish-Gypsy origin, winner of the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Prayer" in Serbian)
- Maria Semyonova ((born 1958) Russian writer, literary translator. Best known as the author of the novel "Wolfhound." Author of many historical works and the historical encyclopedia "We are Slavs!", One of the founders of "Slavic fantasy", also writes detective novels.)
- Maria Kirilenko ((born 1987) Russian tennis player, Honored Master of Sports)
- Mary Clarke ((1809 - 1898) née Novello; English writer, wife of Charles Coden Clarke, one of the great Shakespearean scholars and philologists in Great Britain. She wrote, alone and in collaboration with her husband, many short stories, poems and critical articles, mainly on history theater and Shakespeare.)
- Mary Paley Marshall ((1850 - 1944) English economist)
- Mary Pickford ((1892-1979) née Gladys Louise Smith; famous film and theater actress of Canadian descent, co-founder of the United Artists film company. Silent film legend. Oscar winner (1930). She became famous in the role of tomboy girls and poor orphans and only in the last few years of her career moved to "adult" roles. She starred in about 250 films.)
- Mary Stuart ((born 1916) English novelist, best known for her trilogy of Merlin, in which she was able to combine features of the historical novel and fantasy story)
- Mary Philbin ((1903 - 1993) American silent film actress. Her most famous works are the films The Phantom of the Opera (1925) and The Man Who Laughs (1928), in which she played the role of Beauty for the Beast.)
- Mary-Ellis Banim ((1946 - 2004) American television producer and co-creator of MTV's Greedy Extremes (Real World and Road Rules))
- Mary Wollstonecraft ((1759 - 1797) British writer, philosopher and feminist of the 18th century. Author of novels, treatises, a collection of letters, a book on the history of the French Revolution, a book on education and a children's book.), in which she argues that women are not creatures at a lower stage of development in relation to men, but seem so due to lack of education. She proposes to consider both men and women as intelligent beings and represents a social order based on After the death of the writer, Godwin in 1798 published a memoir about his wife, a woman without prejudice, which inadvertently damaged her reputation.However, with the rise of the feminist movement in the early twentieth century, Wollstonecraft's views on women's rights and criticism of the typical concept of femininity became more and more important. Today Wollstonecraft is considered one of the earliest feminist philosophers, and her life and work have greatly influenced many feminists.)
- Mary Lambert ((born 1951) American female filmmaker with a focus on horror films)
- Mary McCormack ((born 1969) American actress)
- Mary Shirley ((born 1945) American economist, representative of the modern direction - New Institutional Theory)
- Mary Chubb ((1903 - 2003) English archaeologist, journalist, popularizer of science, author of a number of books on the history and culture of the Ancient Near East. In 1932, together with her husband, Ralph Levers, she participated in the excavation of the city of Eshnunna in Mesopotamia; her book is dedicated to this. A city in the sands.”During World War II, she returned to England, where she got into a car accident and lost her leg. After the accident, M. Chubb no longer took part in the excavations, devoting herself to journalism and work on the radio; wrote several books about the Ancient World for children.)
- Mary Ellen Trainor ((born 1950) American actress)
- Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Countess of Monpeza ((born 1972) née Mary Elizabeth Donaldson; wife of the heir to the Danish throne, Crown Prince Frederick, daughter-in-law of the reigning Queen of Denmark Margrethe II)
- Mary Wigman ((1886 - 1973) originally - Marie Wigmann; German dancer, choreographer. She was called “the greatest artist of Germany." She studied with the pioneers of free dance - Dalcroze, Laban. She created her own style - an expressive dance, not like ballet or to the neo-Greek lyric dance of A. Duncan, nor to the oriental exoticism, popular among dancers of the early 20th century.)
- Mary Badham (born 1952) is an American actress who played several childhood roles in American films of the 1960s. She gained fame for her first role - Scout in the film based on the book by Harper Lee "To Kill a Mockingbird". For this role in 1963 she was nominated for Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. At the time she was the youngest nominee (10 years). She is currently an art restorer and testing coordinator at the college.)
- Mary Harris Jones, better known as Mother Jones ((1837 - 1930) an outstanding trade union and public figure, activist of the Industrial Workers of the World)
- Mary May Bouchard, also known by the stage name Mary May (Marie-Mai) ((born 1984) Canadian singer)
- Mary Elizabeth Mapes Dodge ((1838 - 1905) American writer and children's book publisher)
- Mary Reid ((c. 1685 - 1721) female pirate. In 1961, the Italian-French film "The Adventures of Mary Reed" was shot about her.)
- Mary Beth Marley ((born 1995) is an American figure skater who competed in pairs skating with Rockney Brubecker. The pair are 2012 US silver medalists and 2012 Four Continents Bronze medalists. Retired from amateur sports career in 2012.)
- Mary Burns ((1821/1823 - 1863) English socialist of Irish descent. First wife of Friedrich Engels.)
- Mary-Joe Fernandez-Godsick ((born 1971) former American professional tennis player.Bronze medalist of the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, three-time finalist of the Grand Slam tournaments in singles; two-time Olympic champion (1992, 1996), winner of the Australian Open (1991), French Open (1996), champion of the WTA-tour (1996) in women's doubles; winner of the Federation Cup with the US national team (1996).)